Best Places to Visit in Mumbai – The largest city of India – Mumbai Street Food

Best Places to Visit in Mumbai - The largest city of India - Mumbai Street Food

Best Places to Visit in Mumbai – The largest city of India, worth visiting. Mumbai is a cosmopolitan metropolis, earlier known as Bombay. On the other hand, Mumbai is also the capital of Maharashtra. It has an estimated metropolitan population of 21 million (2005), making it one of the world’s most populous cities. The huge Gateway of India is also located in Mumbai making it more attractive.

It is also the home place of most of the famous Actors and Actresses, like Amitabh Bachchan, Sharukh Khan, Salman Khan etc.

Mumbai is also the commercial capital of India and is one of the predominant port cities in the country. Mumbai’s nature as the most extensive Indian city signifies in the presence of bollywood within the city. It is the centre of the globally influential Hindi film and TV industries. It is also home to India’s largest slum population.

Mumbai is the massive city famous for Bollywood, home to Bollywood, grand colonial buildings & bazaars packed with antiques and textiles.

Best Places to Visit in Mumbai – The largest city of India – Mumbai Street Food

Best Places to Visit in Mumbai - The largest city of India - Mumbai Street Food
Best Places to Visit in Mumbai – The largest city of India – Mumbai Street Food

Reasons to visit Mumbai –

Colonial history, beaches and promenades, film scene, holy sites, seafood, Victorian architecture, Parsi Culture, Night life, Performing arts and markets.

Street food of Mumbai :-

If you’ll visit Mumbai, you should taste Mumbai Street food, it is the characteristic of Mumbai. In Mumbai, food is sold by the hawkers from portable market stalls. The city is known for its street foods. Although, street food is common all over India. Street food in Mumbai is noted because people from all economic classes eat on the roadside almost round the clock and it is sometimes felt that the taste of street food is better than restaurants in the city.

Many Mumbaikars, like a small snack on the road in the evening. People of Mumbai cut across barriers of class, religion, gender and ethnicity are passionate about street food. Street food vendors are credited by some for developing the city’s food culture.

 Street food in Mumbai is relatively inexpensive as compared to restaurants and vendors tend to be clustered around crowded areas such as colleges and railways stations.

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The most loved and popular street food in Mumbai

 Vadapau is noted as the most popular street food in Mumbai. Other noted street foods in Mumbai include panipuri, bhelpuri, sevpuri, dahi-puri, sandwiches, ragda-pattice, pav bhaji, Chinese bhel, Idlis and dosas all of which are Vegetarian.

Top Sights to visit in Mumbai

Gateway of India, Elephant caves, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Marine Drive, Elephant Island, Haji Ali Dargah, Essel World, Hanging Gardens etc.

Best months to visit Mumbai

The best time to visit Mumbai is from October to February when the city has its winter. This is the perfect time for traveling and sightseeing as the weather is moderate and you can comfortably walk throughout the city as you explore its glory and mysterious.

Best location to stay in Mumbai

Coloba, Bandra west, Bandra Kurla Complex, Kala Ghoda, Juhu.

Hotels to stay in Mumbai-

(i) The Taj Mahal Tower Mumbai is situated in South Mumbai. Fee structure is starting from Rs.6000 per night. 

(ii) Sofitel Mumbai BKC situated at Bandra, Mumbai and its rating is 8.5, it is very good to stay. Fee starts from Rs.3000 per night.

There are many beautiful hotels in Mumbai. You can book through online sites or apps like, or MakeMy Trip etc.

There are many Hotels in Mumbai that has not been listed here for further details you can  search online.

How to reach Mumbai?

1.By Airways-

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj- is an International Airport in Mumbai. With a vision to become one of the world’s best Airports, GVK has been continuously consistently upgrading Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Airport to an Airport that delights its guest. It is also known as Sahar International Airport. It is situated about 30 km from CST Station, serving the Mumbai Metropolitan Area.

Domestic Airport is in Vile Parle East. There are 2 terminals in Chhatrapati Shivaji Mumbai.

Domestic Airport or Terminal 1 used to be the old airport called Santacruz  Airport, some locals are still using this name nowadays.

Terminal 2, formerly known as the Sahar Airport. The Santa Cruz Domestic Airport is about 4.5 km from the international airport. There are regular direct flights to Mumbai easily available from other airports. Buses and cars are easily available from the airport to reach the desired destinations.

By Railways-

Mumbai is very well connected to rest of India by trains. The most popular station in Mumbai is Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. Mumbai Rajdhani, Mumbai Duronto, Konkan Kanya Express are some of the important Mumbai trains to be noted. The rail system is known as the backbone of the city transportation city.

By bus-

Mumbai is also well-connected with National Highways and Expressways. Mumbai visit by bus is the most economical for individual tourists. Government as well as private buses, operate daily services to this route. Mumbai bus stand is situated at the centre of the city.

By Cab/Car

The common choice made by travellers is to travel by car. Mumbai car rental service is one of the easy step to travel the City. So, one of the efficient way to explore the city is travelling by Cab. Travelling to Mumbai by road is most suitable for those cruising with friends and family.

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